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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Ibuprofen: But you may be missing a more serious illness so it's not recommended.

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
No: It is just very painful. It should bentreatedbsonyou can take a full breath
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A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Your car: Use it to drive to your doctor who can make sure your pleurisy is not a more serious problem. Once that is done, then use it to drive to the pharmacy ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Pleurisy: There is no way homeopathically can treat pleurisy as well as well established lung doctors.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Elevation of the: Legs and support stockings.
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
Supportive treatment: Patients at home with influenza need rest, lots of fluid, and medications to manage symptoms. Your doctor or pharmacist can help you with this. It is ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
See your doctor: Kidney cancer is a potentially fatal illness that needs to be treated by trained specialists. They will "stage" the cancer before recommending appropr ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Huh?: Newborns have no teeth and do not get gingivitis. If you have questions about your newborn child, discuss them with your pediatrician.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Home remedies have no value for this problem. See a dermatologist.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
See below: May get relief with warm soaks in a bathtub. May use Ibuprofen or similar for discomfort. Suppositories from drug store may help some. Best is to avoi ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
No such thing.: The only thing you can do at home is avoid having sex and transmitting the disease. Need antibiotics from doc and screening for the other unseen thin ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No good ones: There are really no good home remedies for psoriasis. If the skin involvement is relatively limited, you can try an over-the-counter topical cortisone ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
What fungal infect ?: The term "fungal infection" can mean many different things. From athlete's foot to vaginitis, thrush, other skin conditions. Generally your primary ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enid Goris
22 years experience Podiatry
Motrin & warm soaks: Keep your foot elevated, warm soaks, ankle support elastic brace, motrin/ibuprofen, and plenty of rest. But you must see your pcp asap.
A female asked:
Dr. David Jakubowicz
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinus infection: You can try otc oxymetazoline(adrian) for three days as directed. Realize though if you don't have a fever and drainage, the likely your pain is from ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience Family Medicine
Pain meds and ATB: For immediate treatment use an appropriate pain medication and an antibiotic especially if there is any swelling at the jaw, and then make an appointm ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Several things: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let us see: Ido advice to there medical care to there hands, but some time you to do something to help, tooth ache most likely from infection or mechanical proble ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Maybe: But if you have fever and pain and going on liquids doesn't help you need to see your doctor or go to er for a ct scan of abdomen and pelvis along wit ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
38 years experience Pain Management
Tooth ache treatment: Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen might reduce the pain somewhat but the definitive treatment should be to see a dentist and treat the underlying cause. Over ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Very carefully: There are dozens of causes of anemia. You have to know the specific casuse(s) in order to make a treatment plan.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
See md: This is uncommon condition that can affect many organs and needs experienced medical attention depending upon organs involved-rheumatology, pulmonary ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Discharge: If you itch and your discharge is like cottage cheese you can try otc antifungal creams like gynelotrimin (clotrimazole) or monistat.
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